Job details

Job details
Employer Smart Teachers
Location Camden
Salary £22,000 - £40,000
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts September

Smart Teachers is recruiting an experienced School Secretary to join an outstanding, independent school in Camden (NW3). The School Secretary will be joining their cohort of friendly staff and oversee the current school secretary in their duties. The school offers education to boys aged 4 to 13 and has recently received excellent outcomes in their 2016 inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. The successful School Secretary will join the school from September 2017 on a full time, long term basis for a minimum of 1 term initially with the potential to go permanent. The School Secretary salary will be based on the level of experience of the successful candidate ranging from £22,000 - £40,000. 

About the Role

· Sharing the below duties and overseeing the other school secretary

· School Secretary role with office management duties

· Record and manage absences and registers using iSAMS (experience with this program not essential)

· Answer phones and emails and handle queries

· Distribute incoming post and mail outgoing post

· Keep a record of merits, cautions and order marks

· Deal with injuries/first aid

· Manage admissions – arrange appointments, keep database of prospective pupils and input data on them

· Diary management

· PA to head – manage their diary as well

· Recording notes of meetings between parents and head

· Update website weekly

· Write termly newsletter

· Act as point of reference for current applicants

· Understanding of safe recruitment checks including processing DBS checks 

· Collecting and managing teacher risk assessments

· Assist visitors and deliveries

· Process stationary orders

· Events organisation

· 35 days holiday per year plus bank holidays

· Salary dependent on experience ranging between £22,000 - £40,000

About the School

· Independent all boys Prep School based in Camden (NW3)

· Smaller than average sized school with around 170 pupils overall

· Welcoming and friendly community feel

· Well-mannered students aged 4 – 13

· Central location with convenient transport links

· Strong and supportive leadership team

In order to be considered for this role, the School Secretary will need to meet the following criteria:

· Previous experience of secretarial duties within a school environment (preferred but not essential)

· GCSE Grades A – C (or equivalent) including English and Maths

· ICT literate

· Enjoy working with children

· A high degree of personal and interpersonal skills showing initiative, flexibility, confidentiality, diplomacy and discretion

· Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)

· Recent school-based references and valid DBS/police checks

As well as being part of this school's community, working with Smart Teachers also gives you access to: 

· Free CPD workshops

· Regular social events

· Consultant exclusivity

Interested in Applying?

To apply you must be eligible to work in the UK and meet all national safeguarding criteria. Please email your CV to bxvresourcing@smartteachers.co.uk quoting job reference number BXV23813.

Due to the high volume of applications received, please note only suitable candidates will be contacted. 

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates registering with Smart Teachers will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries, where appropriate. Smart Teachers is an equal opportunities employer.

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